AIDS & the Lung by David M. Mitchell

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Published by Bmj Publishing Group .

Written in English

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  • HIV / AIDS,
  • Respiratory medicine,
  • Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine,
  • Medical / Nursing

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Book details

ContributionsAshley A. Woodcock (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10592832M
ISBN 10072790289X
ISBN 109780727902894

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Eight articles originally published in Thorax: infection control in respiratory units, investigation of pulmonary lesions in HIV-positive patients, treatment, prevention of pulmonary infections, care for respiratory failure, ethical problems.

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Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease caused by a virus called HIV. Acquired means that people are not born with the disease. They get it after being infected with the HIV virus.

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4,5,6 Subsequently, Cited by: TB is the most common lung disease in this population; with up to 70% of sputum ‘smear-positive’ TB patients co-infected with HIV. Reductions in case rates of TB in specific HIV-infected African communities following the introduction of HAART has supported the hypothesis that HIV makes a significant contribution to the TB by: 2.

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Lung cancer is the most prevalent non-AIDS-defining malignancy in the HAART era. Smoking plays a significant role in the development of HIV-associated lung cancer, but the cancer risk is 2–4 times greater in HIV-infected persons than in the general population, even after adjusting for smoking intensity and by:   Antiretroviral therapy has improved longevity for HIV-infected persons, but long-term HIV infection is now complicated by increased rates of chronic medical conditions including pulmonary disorders.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, asthma, and pulmonary hypertension are becoming common comorbidities of HIV infection, and these Cited by: ABC of AIDS.

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Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters. Here are some facts about non-AIDS-related cancers: Lung Cancer Smoking is the main risk factor. Lung cancer among people with HIV has become more common since people began taking HIV medications and living longer.

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Lung cancer is the most common non-AIDS-defining cancer among HIV-infected persons in the developed world. 16 The incidence is higher among the HIV-infected than the general population, an effect only partially explained by tobacco : Jamilah Meghji, Robert F.

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Could this be AIDS. Samples are taken from the lung. The man is rushed to intensive care and is too ill to ask if he would agree to a blood test.

Within two days he is dead. A strange germ is found in his lung: pneumocystis carinii. This is incredibly rare except in AIDS. factors associated with survival in patients with lung cancer and HIV infection. Methods: This is a retrospective chart review of adult patients found to have lung cancer and HIV/AIDS admitted to Einstein Medical Center between and Results: A total of 27 patients were included.

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